Yes it would appear that Cryla and Finity are Atrist grade and System3 and Galeria are Student grade.
This is the difference between Artist and Student acrylics:.........
Highest pigment levels
"Hi Calvin.. You can call me Dallas, by the way...:-)I use regular weave canvases, these come already gessoed, but I apply five or six more layers of gesso to smooth them out. ......Or however many coats I need to get them smooth.I use an…"
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Sorry for the confusion..The last part of my comment refers to the way a spraying a coating of clear sealer over your finished artwork brightens up the acrylic colors.
As for using water with acrylics.. I never thin my acrylics with…"
"Hi Calvin.... There are several possible causes of this problem...- Some colors will go dull when mixed or are painted over another color. - Yellow hues in particular.- Using tap water to thin the acrylics - (NEVER use tap water... too many…"
Hi, this is my first time posting as a new member of this community. I am returning to art after some years of not doing any work. I often had the unfortunate experience where after completely covering a surface with acrylics these dull shreaks would appear after the paint has dried. They are seen when viewed from a certain angle creating a finish that is not uniform. Even when the paint is mixed with acrylic medium the problem persists somewhat. Does anyone have an answer to this problem? I…See More
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Sorry for the confusion.. The last part of my comment refers to the way a spraying a coating of clear sealer over your finished artwork brightens up the acrylic colors.
As for using water with acrylics.. I never thin my acrylics with water, I always use a acrylic medium to thin them.
I do not know which type of acrylic paint you use, but, there are two types of tubed acrylics available.. Student and Artists... I would never use the Student type, they are usually very poor quality. If that is what you are using, then I would recommend changing to the Artist's type.
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